There are many ways in which our university community is diverse: we differ from one another in ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, health, religion, age, socio-economic background, and in many other respects. This diversity has many advantages. In this dossier you can read what has already been achieved to make the university into a place where everyone can be himself or herself, and what we are doing to improve our performance even further.
Leiden Science Run collects over 10,000 euros for refugee students
A record number of 83 teams collected a record sum of 10,566.37 euros on 29 September during the Leiden Science Run. The full sum goes to the Foundati...
What's your idea for bringing Dutch and international students together?
Do you have a creative idea for improving contacts between Dutch and international students? Work out a plan and you could win the Van Bergen Prize an...
LGBT+ Network: a platform for the like-minded
Leiden University has a new platform. On 19 September Vice-Rector Hester Bijl officially launched the LGBT+ Network.
The Humanities Buddy Programme: definitely recommended
Many international students start their master programme at the Humanities Faculty in Leiden every semester. Among them also Ronghu Zu (29, China), Yu...
Bredero in a new light
Bredero (1585-1618) was known for his farces and comedies, but he also wrote one tragedy. According to Olga van Marion and Tim Vergeer, the play's mai...